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Windows Vista security and .NET Framework 3.0 News
June 06, 2007
Windows Vista introduces numerous security measures, from BitLocker to CardSpace to the User Account Control. Here are five security tips .NET developers should keep in mind.
October 23, 2006
At Dr. Dobbs' .NET 3.0 Roadshow, Michele Leroux Bustamante offered a look inside Microsoft's new identity metasystem, in which users create "cards" containing personal information. It promises better security that the username and password method of...
October 23, 2006
Dr. Dobbs' .NET 3.0 Roadshow devoted much attention to Windows Communication Foundation. Here we look at how to manage and secure the message that WCF sends.
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One of the most annoying features of Vista is the dreaded UAC prompt, but it's actually there for security reasons. Instead of telling users to work with UAC turned off, learn the top 3 tips for how to develop code that works in UAC's standard user ... Continue Reading
UAC prompts, and their cousins the over-the-shoulder (OTS) prompts, present unique challenges to developers writing installers in Vista and Windows 7. Learn how to use UAC and OTS correctly to write safe, intuitive installers that work in standard ... Continue Reading
The UAC prompt that Vista introduced gives programs privileged access to the operating system, but you need to ask for those permissions correctly if you don't want to annoy users. Read three ways you can use UAC to ask Vista for elevated privileges. Continue Reading